152 mm M1955 (D-20): Soviet towed gun-howitzer

The 152 mm gun-howitzer M1955, also known as the D-20, (Russian: 152-мм пушка-гаубица Д-20 обр. 1955 г) is a manually loaded, towed 152 mm gun-howitzer artillery piece, manufactured in the Soviet Union during the 1950s. It was first observed by the west in 1955, at which time it was designated the M1955. Its GRAU index is 52-P-546.

Factory: Завод №9 (Yekaterinburg, USSR)

Year of production: 1953

Crew: 8

Rate of fire: 6/min

Muzzle velocity: 680 m/s

Fire range: 24 km

Weight: 5650 kg

Artillery Museum (Petrograd DistrictSt. Petersburg)

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